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Diocletian – Roman emperor – Later Roman Empire

By |2018-04-25T09:54:50-07:00September 3rd, 2017|History, Romans|

The Roman emperor Diocletian Peace for a while Around 280 AD, the Sassanids gradually stopped attacking the Roman Empire so much. They were having civil wars of their own, and the Huns were attacking them from the north. Because the Romans didn't have to fight in the East so much, they were able to concentrate on the Germans in the [...]

Great Persecution – History of Christianity

By |2018-04-24T15:51:42-07:00August 21st, 2017|Religion, Romans|

The Roman emperor Diocletian, who organized the Great Persecution of Christians The Roman Emperor Diocletian came to power in 284 AD. Diocletian was an army general, and he felt that a lot of the empire's problems could be solved by not allowing so much freedom, but instead having everyone do the same thing, the right way [...]